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Budgeting For Your Southeast Asia Trip

In this post, I'm going to outline exactly how much this part of the trip cost us, and hopefully it will help some of you to budget what you need. I've been working on this for a while and meant to post it along with my other budgeting guides but didn't think it was ready.… Continue reading Budgeting For Your Southeast Asia Trip

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12+ Ways To Save Money For Travel

You may have noticed that I became a .com this week! anorcadianabroad.com is official! I've also made a new Facebook page for the blog and I'd really appreciate it if you could give it a like! To celebrate, I'm putting together some guides on saving money and getting the best value out of travel. The… Continue reading 12+ Ways To Save Money For Travel

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My Ultimate Budgeting Guide For Your Backpacking Trip To Australia

[updated 24/09/16] Australia is notoriously expensive for travelling; another reason amongst many to work and travel in this vast country. We therefore arrived bracing ourselves for the costs, particularly after our cheap as chips travel in Asia. In fact, the first thing I did was go to buy a bottle of water at the airport… Continue reading My Ultimate Budgeting Guide For Your Backpacking Trip To Australia

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My Top 5 Places From Our South East Asia Trip

Our three months backpacking around Asia were a whirlwind of crazy experiences, fantastic food, mesmerising views, mindblowing sunsets, magnificent temples, beautiful beaches and chaotic cities. It's hard to narrow it down to five highlights, because there was hardly anywhere that I didn't love; much less disliked. But there were certain highlights, so here are a… Continue reading My Top 5 Places From Our South East Asia Trip

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Songkran in Bangkok: One of the Craziest Festivals in the World

As pained as we felt to leave Siem Reap behind, we had one huge reason to get to Bangkok: SONGKRAN! Songkran is Thailand's crazy new year celebration, and they signify cleansing by pouring water on each other; the water brings you good luck for the next year. It sounds calm and peaceful, but make no… Continue reading Songkran in Bangkok: One of the Craziest Festivals in the World